Barbara T. Bate, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN, CNLCP, LNCC, MSCC Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc.
  • Phone: (207) 843-5729
  • Cell: (207) 478-1094
  • Fax: (866) 878-9147
  • Website: www.nlcp.net
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Life Care Planning and Nurse

Specialty Focus: Nurse Case Manager, Medical Cost Projections, Nurse Life Care Planning, Nurse Life Care Planner, Life Care Plans, Life Care Planner, Life Care Planning, Medicare Set-Asides, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Pediatrics, Amputations, Birth Injuries

Education: Registered Nurse-Diploma, Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing; , Washington College, University of Maine ; , Continuing education in Nurse Life Care Planning and Medicare Set-Aside consulting

Years in Practice: 35


Additional Information

Barbara Bate is Principal of Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc. (NLCP®), a nurse consulting company, providing a variety of services nationwide, including medical case management, medical file reviews/chronologies, medical cost projections, Medicare set-aside allocations/conditional payment review, as well as life care plan development/review. Barbara has over 35 years experience as a registered nurse and holds certifications in Rehabilitation Nursing, Legal Nurse Consulting, Case Management, Nurse Life Care Planning, and Medicare Set-Aside Consulting. She has provided medical case management services for patients with severe injuries such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and orthopedic injuries for the past 24 years in addition to clinical work experience in the Operating Room, Recovery Room, Pediatrics and Obstetrics. Her life care planning experience includes working with individuals diagnosed with multiple trauma, chronic pain, spinal cord injury, brain injury, birth injuries, burns, amputations, blindness, and chronic healthcare issues. Barbara has been an active member of the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners since 2004 serving as President-Elect in 2009, President in 2010 and Past-President in 2011. Her initial involvement with the association was with the Educational Committee and the Editorial Board for the Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning. She was co-editor for the 2011 Spring Edition of the Journal and continues to peer-review articles as time allows. In 2012, she joined the Certified Nurse Life Care Planner (CNLCP®) Certification Board and currently serves as Co-Chair. Barbara is also a member of the Case Management Society of America, NANDA International, the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, and the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. She is a charter member of the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) and a past member of NAMSAP’s Board of Directors (2009-2014).